Whoever does good is from God; whoever does evil has not seen God/فَمَنْ يَعْمَلُ الخَيرَ هُوَ مِنَ الله، ومَنْ يَعْمَلُ الشَّرَّ لَمْ يَرَ الله

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فَمَنْ يَعْمَلُ الخَيرَ هُوَ مِنَ الله، ومَنْ يَعْمَلُ الشَّرَّ لَمْ يَرَ الله
رسالة القدّيس يوحنّا الثالثة01/من01حتى15/:”يا إِخوَتِي : مِنَ الشَّيخِ الكَاهِنِ إِلى غايُوسَ الحَبيب، الَّذي أُحِبُّهُ في الحَقّ. أَيُّهَا الحَبيب، أَوَدُّ أَنْ تَكُونَ مُوَفَّقًا في كُلِّ شَيءٍ ومُعَافًى، كَمَا أَنَّ نَفسَكَ مُوفَّقَة. لقَد فَرِحْتُ جِدًّا، لَمَّا قَدِمَ بَعْضُ الإِخْوَة، وشَهِدُوا لِلحَقِّ الَّذي فِيك، بِحَسَبِ مَا أَنْتَ سَالِكٌ في الحَقّ. ولَيْسَ لي فرَحٌ أَعْظَمُ مِنْ أَنْ أَسْمَعَ أَنَّ أَوْلادِي سَالِكُونَ في الحَقّ. أَيُّهَا الحَبِيب، إِنَّكَ تَعْمَلُ عَمَلَ المُؤْمِنِ في ما تَصْنَعُهُ لِلإِخْوَة، ولا سِيَّمَا لِلغُرَبَاءِ مِنْهُم. وهُم شَهِدُوا أَمَامَ الكَنِيسَةِ لِمَحَبَّتِكَ. وحَسَنًا تَفْعَلُ إِنْ زَوَّدْتَهُم في سَفَرِهِم كَمَا يَلِيقُ بِالله. فإِنَّهُم مِنْ أَجْلِ ٱسْمِ المَسِيحِ ٱنْطَلَقُوا، ولَمْ يَأْخُذُوا شَيْئًا مِنْ غَيرِ المُؤْمِنِين. إِذًا فعَلَيْنَا نَحْنُ أَنْ نُرَحِّبَ بِأَمْثَالِ هؤُلاء، لِنَصِيرَ مُعَاوِنِينَ لِلحَقّ. كتَبْتُ رسَالةً إِلى الكَنِيسَة، ولكِنَّ دِيُوتْرِيفُوسَ الَّذي يُحِبُّ أَنْ يَكُونَ الأَوَّلَ بَيْنَهُم لا يَقْبَلُنَا. لِذلِكَ، متَى أَتَيْتُ، سَأُذَكِّرُهُ بِأَعْمَالِهِ الَّتي يَعْمَلُهَا، وهو يُثَرْثِرُ عَلَيْنَا بِأَقْوالٍ خَبِيثَة. ولا يَكْتَفِي بِذلِك، بَلْ يَرفُضُ أَنْ يَقْبَلَ الإِخْوَة، ويَمْنَعُ الَّذِينَ يُرِيدُونَ أَنْ يَقْبَلُوهُم، ويَطرُدُهُم مِنَ الكَنِيسَة. أَيُّهَا الحَبِيب، لا تَتَمَثَّلْ بالشَّرِّ بَلْ بِالخَير. فَمَنْ يَعْمَلُ الخَيرَ هُوَ مِنَ الله، ومَنْ يَعْمَلُ الشَّرَّ لَمْ يَرَ الله. أَمَّا دِيمِتْريُوسُ فيَشْهَدُ لَهُ الجَمِيع، ويَشْهَدُ لَهُ الحَقُّ نَفْسُهُ، ونَحْنُ أَيْضًا نَشْهَدُ لَهُ، وأَنْتَ تَعْلَمُ أَنَّ شَهَادَتَنَا حَقّ. كانَ عِنْدِي أَشْيَاءُ كثِيرَةٌ أَكْتُبُ بِهَا إِلَيْك، لكِنِّي لا أُرِيدُ أَنْ أَكْتُبَهَا بِحِبْرٍ وقَلَم، بَلْ أَرجُو أَنْ أَراكَ عَن قَرِيب، فنَتَكَلَّمَ مُشَافَهَةً. أَلسَّلامُ لَكَ! يُسَلِّمُ عَلَيْكَ الأَحِبَّاء. سَلِّمْ على الأَحِبَّاءِ بِأَسْمَائِهِم.”

Whoever does good is from God; whoever does evil has not seen God
Third Letter of John 01/01-15/:”The elder to the beloved Gaius, whom I love in truth. Beloved, I pray that all may go well with you and that you may be in good health, just as it is well with your soul. I was overjoyed when some of the friends arrived and testified to your faithfulness to the truth, namely, how you walk in the truth. I have no greater joy than this, to hear that my children are walking in the truth. Beloved, you do faithfully whatever you do for the friends, even though they are strangers to you; they have testified to your love before the church. You will do well to send them on in a manner worthy of God; for they began their journey for the sake of Christ, accepting no support from non-believers. Therefore we ought to support such people, so that we may become co-workers with the truth. I have written something to the church; but Diotrephes, who likes to put himself first, does not acknowledge our authority. So if I come, I will call attention to what he is doing in spreading false charges against us. And not content with those charges, he refuses to welcome the friends, and even prevents those who want to do so and expels them from the church. Beloved, do not imitate what is evil but imitate what is good. Whoever does good is from God; whoever does evil has not seen God.
Everyone has testified favourably about Demetrius, and so has the truth itself. We also testify for him, and you know that our testimony is true. I have much to write to you, but I would rather not write with pen and ink; instead I hope to see you soon, and we will talk together face to face. Peace to you. The friends send you their greetings. Greet the friends there, each by name.

لا بُدَّ أَنْ تَأْتِيَ الشُّكُوك، وَلكِنِ ٱلوَيْلُ لِمَنْ تَأْتِي عَلَى يَدِهِ! خَيْرٌ لَهُ أَنْ يُطَوَّقَ عُنُقُهُ بِرَحَى الحِمَار، وَيُطْرَحَ في البَحْر، مِنْ أَنْ يُشَكِّكَ وَاحِدًا مِنْ هؤُلاءِ الصِّغَار
إنجيل القدّيس لوقا17/من01حتى04/:”قَالَ الرَبُّ يَسُوعُ لِتَلامِيذِهِ: «لا بُدَّ أَنْ تَأْتِيَ الشُّكُوك، وَلكِنِ ٱلوَيْلُ لِمَنْ تَأْتِي عَلَى يَدِهِ! خَيْرٌ لَهُ أَنْ يُطَوَّقَ عُنُقُهُ بِرَحَى الحِمَار، وَيُطْرَحَ في البَحْر، مِنْ أَنْ يُشَكِّكَ وَاحِدًا مِنْ هؤُلاءِ الصِّغَار. إِحْذَرُوا لأَنْفُسِكُم: إِنْ خَطِئَ إِلَيْكَ أَخُوكَ فَأَنِّبْهُ، وَإِنْ تَابَ فَٱغْفِرْ لَهُ. وإِنْ خِطِئَ إِلَيْكَ سَبْعَ مَرَّاتٍ في اليَوْم، وَرَجَعَ إِلَيْكَ سَبْعَ مَرَّاتٍ قَائِلاً: أَنَا تَائِب، فٱغْفِرْ لَهُ».

‘Occasions for stumbling are bound to come, but woe to anyone by whom they come
Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ according to Saint Luke 17/01-04/:”Jesus said to his disciples, ‘Occasions for stumbling are bound to come, but woe to anyone by whom they come! It would be better for you if a millstone were hung around your neck and you were thrown into the sea than for you to cause one of these little ones to stumble.Be on your guard! If another disciple sins, you must rebuke the offender, and if there is repentance, you must forgive. And if the same person sins against you seven times a day, and turns back to you seven times and says, “I repent”, you must forgive.’”